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Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]

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Vol Reel 0001 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - LIST OF BOOK RECORDS OF OFFICERS State of Louisiana The single-volume list of records of officers in Louisiana (no date) is arranged by office, with records of the staff officers of the Assistant Commissioner first, followed alphabetically by locations of the subdistrict office. Included in the list of book records are the type of record in each book or volume, the dates of the volume, and the volume number. Throughout this introductory material and in the Table of Contents, the Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) volume number appears in parentheses in the series titles of the records. The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) of the War Department assigned the volume numbers shown in parentheses after the records came into its custody. The volume numbers not in parentheses were assigned by the National Archives and Records Administration. 1 Volume OFFICES OF STAFF OFFICERS BOUNTY AGENT Registers of Claims Received The three volumes of registers of claims received, April 1866–April 1870, 1 (60), 2 (61), and 3 (62), are arranged in two overlapping subseries and thereunder chronologically, and there are name indexes for volumes 1 (60) and 3 (62). Volume 1 (60) also contains a register of discharges received from agents (December 1866–March 1867) and a register of certificates received from Washington (June 1866–April 1868). Volume 1 (60) Apr. 1866–Mar. 1867 Volume 2 (61) Jan. 1867–June 1868 Volume 3 (62) Apr. 1866–Apr. 1870 Registers of Claimants The two volumes of registers of claimants, May 1867–March 1872, (1) 67 and 2 (68), are arranged by time period. The entries are arranged alphabetically by initial letter of surname of claimant. The entries give the name, regiment, and company of claimant; number of certificate; name and fees of attorney; and amount of claim. Volume 1 (67) May 1867–May 1868: Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]
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Records of the field offices for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Vol Reel 0008 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Registers of Houses Occupied by Soldiers’ Families The four volumes of registers of houses occupied by soldiers’ families, 1 (146), 2 (147), 3 (148), and 4 (149), are dated ca. 1865. Volumes 1 (146) and 4 (149) are arranged by house. Volumes 2 (147) and 3 (l48) are arranged alphabetically by initial letter of surname of owner of the house. Volume 1 (146) 1865 Volume 2 (147) Feb.–Aug. 1865 Volume 3 (148) Feb.–Oct. 1865 Volume 4 (149) 1865 Registers of Conscripts The three volumes of registers of conscripts, 1 (131), 2 (132), and 3 (133) cover the period 1864–68. The entries in the registers are arranged by parish. The names of the freedmen often appear in all three volumes. There are lists of parishes in each register. Volume 1 (131) 1864–68 Volume 2 (132) 1864–66 Volume 3 (133) 1864–65 Register of Refugees The single-volume register of refugees covers the period 1864–67 (142). Entries covering the periods March–April and July–September 1865 are arranged numerically and are of refugees at the Commercial and Western Verandah Hotels, New Orleans. Entries covering the periods October 1865–February 1866 and June 1866 are arranged chronologically and are of the Refugees’ Home, which in February 1866 became the Refugees’ Home at the U.S. Freedmen’s Hospital. Volume (142) 1864–67 Indentures for Orphan Children The single-volume of indentures for orphan children, October 1865–February 1867 (144), is arranged in chronological order and numbered. The volume has a name index. Volume (144) Oct. 1865–Feb. 1867: Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]
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